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Jul 5, 2016 1:34 pm

Frank Mir has asked the UFC to be released

Back in April, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir was notified that he had failed his ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’ post-fight drug test. Mir failed the test for oral turinabol metabolites, blaming the failed drug test on contaminated kangaroo meat. While there has been no word yet as to how long Mir will be suspended,...

Jul 5, 2016 12:03 pm

Conor McGregor on first Nate Diaz fight: ‘I mismanaged my weight’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz in a non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with his first loss in the UFC and is looking to show the first fight with Diaz was just a fluke. “I am forever, forever learning,” McGregor told ESPN. “I think in...


Jul 5, 2016 10:52 am

Floyd Mayweather blowing off Jon Jones since initial call about working together

Earlier this year, boxing legend Floyd Mayweather had plans to sign UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones to ‘The Money Team’ ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Daniel Cormier. Mayweather flew out to New Mexico to meet with Jones to discuss the possibility of working together. Understandably so, the MMA community went wild...

Jul 5, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem’s breakdown of Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

In less than one week, Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated UFC return in the co-main event of UFC 200 when he fights heavyweight legend Mark Hunt. Ahead of the fight, heavyweight #1 contender Alistair Overeem, who has fought both men, gave his analysis of the bout in a recent interview. Overeem fought Hunt...

Jul 5, 2016 10:11 am

Dennis Bermudez eyes future as YouTube star following Guinness World Record

TUF 14 fighter & #9 ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez recently added a new title to his name, Guinness World Record Holder. Bermudez broke a world record for drinking a liter of lemon juice through a straw, doing so in just 22.75 seconds. The video of Bermudez was viewed almost 700,000 times on YouTube, leading Bermudez...

Jul 5, 2016 10:10 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor in his birthday suit for ESPN Body Issue

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is the latest athlete from the UFC to be featured nude for the new “Body Issue” of ESPN the Magazine. McGregor joins the list of fellow UFC stars that have posed nude for the special edition of the magazine including Ronda Rousey, Miesha Tate, Cris Cyborg and Jon Jones. Regarding...

Jul 5, 2016 9:43 am

Boxing champion trashes Conor McGregor with a tweet and delete

On Monday, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor released some exclusive footage of his training for his rematch with Nate Diaz scheduled for UFC 202. In the video, McGregor showcased his sparring session with former boxing champion Chris Van Heerden and apparently edited the video to show himself getting the better of Van Heerden in training....

Jul 5, 2016 9:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos looking for superfight with Georges St-Pierre

In less than 48 hours, Rafael dos Anjos will look to defend his lightweight championship against Eddie Alvarez in the main event of UFC Fight Night 90 on UFC Fight Pass. Ahead of the fight, there has been much speculation regarding former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon to fight Michael Bisping for...

Jul 5, 2016 9:16 am

Jon Jones gives update on his mother’s battle with diabetes ahead of UFC 200

While Jon Jones was making his final preparations to return the Octagon earlier this year at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, his mother was battling diabetes, and looking to recover from having her leg amputated. Ahead of UFC 200, many wonder how the pound for pound kingpin’s mother has been doing leading up to...

Jul 5, 2016 9:09 am

Jon Jones says power lifting brought down muscle endurance in last fight

Even with his unanimous decision victory over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197, Jon “Bones” Jones was criticized for his performance. With having over a year off from fighting in the Octagon, many people thought Jones didn’t look as spectacular as he once did. One thing Jones did differently in preparation for his fight with...

Jul 5, 2016 9:06 am

Frankie Edgar predicts finish over Jose Aldo

In less than a week at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo will have their highly anticipated rematch, this time for the interim UFC featherweight championship. The fight will earn the winner a crack at UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who fights Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202. The fight...

Jul 5, 2016 8:53 am

Jiu-Jitsu world champion: “Conor [McGregor] is amazing on the ground”

Back on March 5th, Conor McGregor squared off against Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196. In the second round, McGregor was rocked, and shot in for a takedown against Diaz, which ultimately led to him being submitted via rear-naked choke. In the wake of the fight, many began criticizing McGregor for what...

Jul 5, 2016 8:43 am

Conor McGregor: “I am hungry again”

Back in March, Conor McGregor suffered the first loss of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz, who stepped in for an injured Rafael dos Anjos on just two weeks notice. Diaz submitted McGregor in the second round after rocking the featherweight champ with a jab-cross combination. Ahead of their rematch at UFC...

Jul 5, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt breakdown

With just days to until UFC 200, where Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon to fight heavyweight legend Mark Hunt, Robin Black has delivered yet another brilliant breakdown of the scrap. It’s been nearly 5 years since Lesnar set foot in the Octagon, and almost 7 years since Lesnar picked...

Jul 4, 2016 2:37 pm

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell punches radio host Jason Ellis

Think you could take a punch from former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell? Apparently, Radio host Jason Ellis was up for the challenge and let the UFC Hall of Fame legend clock him right in the face with a boxing glove on. Liddell looks like he doesn’t give it his full strength signature “Iceman”...

Jul 4, 2016 1:36 pm

Interesting data on USADA tests done on UFC ranked fighters in all divisions

Here is some very interesting data put together by twitter user @dimspace on the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency’s testing done on the UFC ranked fighters for every division. The data depicts the number of fights the athlete has had since October 2015 and the number of times they have been tested by USADA. Testing by Weight...

Jul 4, 2016 1:34 pm

UFC welterweight: ‘Fighting has never paid enough’

Fighter pay is always an interesting topic that brings debate from all angles. Recently, undefeated UFC welterweight Alberto Mina commented on his UFC pay and interestingly looks at his compensation with the UFC in a way that you typically don’t hear from many fighters. “Fighting for me is above and beyond just money,” Mina told...

Jul 4, 2016 12:30 pm

PHOTO | Arianny Celeste’s 4th of July booty

Arianny Celeste is one of the most familiar faces associated with the UFC and set off some fireworks a bit early. The UFC Octagon Girl spent her Sunday being what she refers to as “lazy,” while some might say otherwise. Celeste posted an incredibly sexy shot of her in some fine attire ahead of the...

Jul 4, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | ‘Game of Thrones’ actor gets training in with Conor McGregor’s coach

If he loses his sword he's just as dangerous #SirDavos #gameofthrones A video posted by Coach Kavanagh (@coach_kavanagh) on Jul 2, 2016 at 9:15am PDT The wildly popular “Game of Thrones” series has a cult-like following, very similar to UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and his fans. The stars aligned recently for “Game of Thrones”...

Jul 4, 2016 10:53 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: It’s Time – Full Episode

Are you ready for UFC 200? Check out this amazing 44-minute promotional video from the UFC, highlighting the biggest fights on the historical UFC 200 pay-per-view card taking place on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nevada. From the video description: “Eight of the greatest fighters on earth will stop at nothing to be victorious at...

Jul 4, 2016 10:33 am

Stipe Miocic wishes you a happy Independence Day in the most unthinkable way

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is a bad dude that knocks opponents out like it’s no big deal. Miocic has finished some of the toughest men in the heavyweight division, winning his last three fights against Mark Hunt, Andrei Arlovski, and Fabricio Werdum all by stoppages. So when you see this picture that the heavyweight...

Jul 3, 2016 7:31 pm

VIDEO | UFC 200: Counterpunch – Cormier vs Jones 2

UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to rematch UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200 on July 9. The two will look to settle their differences in the Octagon to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts and crown one man the undisputed champion. Take a look...

Jul 3, 2016 7:30 pm

Rory MacDonald a new proud father

Former UFC title contender Rory MacDonald hit a new milestone in life. MacDonald is a new father of a baby girl, according to his Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. Zahabi made the announcement on twitter on Sunday saying, “Welcome to @rory_macdonald and Olivia’s new arrival. God bless! Rory you got 16 years to beef up...